Behind the Lines

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Penguin, Sep 1, 1996 - Fiction - 576 pages
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Behind the Lines is W. E. B. Griffin's powerful novel of World War II -- and the courage, patriotism, and sacrifice of those who fought it.

By 1942, the Japanese have routed the outnumbered American forces and conquered the Philippines. But deep in the island jungles, the combat continues. Refusing to surrender, a renegade Army officer organizes a resistance force and vows to fight to the last man. A Marine leads his team on a mission through the heart of enemy territory.

And the nation's proudest sons fight uncelebrated battles that will win -- or lose -- the war . . .

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User Review  - buffalogr - LibraryThing

Another outstanding book in the series. Characters so rich that it feels like we know them all....all the way from the fighting Marine to the President. They create a plot so thick that the reader can ... Read full review

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Near the beginning of WWII, the last remnants of the American forces in the Philippines are improperly ordered to surrender to the Japanese invaders, but many refuse and either escape or go into ... Read full review

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W. E. B. Griffin is the author of seven bestselling series: The Corps, Brotherhood of War, Badge of Honor, Men at War, Honor Bound, Presidential Agent, and now Clandestine Operations. He lives in Fairhope, Alabama, and Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

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